• Interview: Trinity Square

    Approved by Stormzy, Notts group Trinity Square, named after ‘Trinity Square’ in the heart of Nottingham, have been on an upward trajectory since releasing their last record. Huey, ZIA, YD, Baby Boy and Trizzy VS provide rap, singing, depth, pace changes and knock out hooks to confidently blend individuality with the power of...
  • Black students in UK 21 times more likely to have university applications investigated

    During the investigation process, the fraud and similarity detection looks out for a variety of things – including fake qualifications, plagiarised personal statements and inaccurate information on each students UCAS application. “42,580 black applicants, meaning that one in every 102 applications was investigated” The data, published by The Independent,...
  • What’s up with the Charts?

    You’ve just left for lectures, walked out the door, headphones on, and you’re about to click ‘shuffle play’ on the top charts playlist, only to hear Ed Sheeran’s ‘Perfect’ come on…AGAIN. Although I think it’s safe to say that the trauma of Ed Sheeran’s Divide album occupying the entirety...
  • Ancient Banter or Punishable Wrongdoing? The Rise of Online Recklessness

    Recent entertainment news has been peppered with stories about the latest celebrity whose age-old tweets have been resurrected, and they are far from PC. Who is dredging up these historical comments remains to be known, but the trend is having huge effects on the public face of stars like...
  • Artists for Grenfell – A Closer Look at the Song’s Success

    A few weeks ago, the group Artists for Grenfell shot to the number one spot with ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’, a cover released to raise money for victims of the Grenfell Tower fire. Following the song’s rise and fall in the UK charts, Impact takes a closer look at...
  • Stormzy Live Review: “Madder than Mabdulle”

    Stormzy recently graced the Rock City stage and completely shelled it down.  Stormzy’s rise to fame has been an interesting one, seemingly overnight. It’s easy to overlook the amount of hard work that must have gone into his rise from a star in the hood to a household name and...
  • “The King of Grime” | Album Review: Stormzy – Gang Signs & Prayer

    Phenomenal. I didn’t think Stormzy would let me down or anything, but I didn’t expect this level of excellence. Gang Signs & Prayer is a masterpiece, possibly the best UK album I’ve heard in the past 5 years, I haven’t felt this strong about an album since To Pimp...